Michael was born and raised in the small town of Nanuet, New York. At the age of seventeen he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and headed to Parris Island South Carolina to begin his career as a Marine. After many years of running shenanigans, at the age of thirty-three, he married the love of his life, Rebecca. She has since set him straight and they have three children together, Michael, Helena, and Samuel.
In 2016, after serving for over twenty-two years, Michael retired from the Marine Corps. During the course of his career, he’s served in many capacities including billets as an Electronics Maintenance Chief, a Marine Corps Recruiter, a Casualty Officer, Curriculum Developer, and Training Chief. He spent two years overseas in places such as Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, and Iraq. Michael served in combat, during Operation Iraqi Freedom from January to December 2009.
Michael studied film at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the American Military University. Since immersing himself in the craft of screenwriting upon retirement, his scripts have won numerous awards in writing contests hosted by Scriptapalooza, Screencraft, and Talentville. Michael now makes screenwriting his fulltime career and lives in Stella North Carolina
Having already lost one military son to a suicide bomber in Afghanistan, a former Army Ranger attempts to use an old Civil War-era rule to take the place of his second son, who’s on the verge of being deployed.